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Aug 22, 2013 4:00pm PDT
are using military technology to stay ahead of the game. the british sports pursuit of marginal gains may have reached new heights. the olympic tae kwon do medalist is in a flight simulator. this facility is normally reserved for pilots of fighter jets, but the technology may prove useful in sports. >> making split-second decisions is what the sport is about. if we can use this technology to help us with our sports, i can see i have made amazing games -- gains. >> this form of technology could give him a winning edge. with a partnership -- they are developing a new training edge for fight and flight situation. costs tens ofse millions of pounds, and they are one of the best fighter jets in the world. but how is the state of technology like this helping the elite sporting performers? >> wind tunnels have been used by paralympic and scum a as this racing wheel promises to increase acceleration for wheelchair athletes. >> in some areas we are leading the world and you can see that with our international competitors, about what they say. we have a step -- we have to be a step ahead going into
Aug 23, 2013 2:30pm PDT
, in technology, that never happens. happened to the stock market value angered investors. it was worth over $500 billion. apple's was worth just 15 billion and google hadn't even made its stock market debut. today, apple is way ahead, worth over 450 billion and google's value has outstripped that of microsoft. its shares per up on the news of ballmer's and. last autumn, the embattled chief executive told me he was not complacent. >> everybody will always say that there is a chance to do better in any company. we will continue to work hard as a company to improve. >> for all of his enthusiasm, windows eight and the new surface tablet have not really excited consumers. now, microsoft is looking for a new boss who can point the company towards a more innovative future. >> the search is on at microsoft. starting tomorrow, a series of events will be held to mark the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. martin luther king delivered his famous i have a dream speech. from coast-to-coast, there are many murals bearing king's image. one photographer has spent the last 30 years traveling across ame
Aug 27, 2013 2:30pm PDT
of 21st-century technology. it is called the one tablet per child policy, an attempt to help classrooms leapfrog from blackboards to the touchscreen digital age. having a tablet is an exciting novelty, but is it more than that? you have got a lot of parents. what are you doing with the kids? there aren't games all the time. is this a learning tool? this is not a game. it is a learning tool. and they need to learn how to use the tool properly. >> this is an immensely ambitious scheme. issue one of these tablet computers to every single one of the children, and they are expensive, but is it what thailand needs? after all, this is a country that spends more of its budget on education than any other, and yet it's children come out of school with poor were educations. saturday morning at the tutorial school in bangkok, and these children have come in the hundreds to catch up on chemistry. there is a reputation for getting high school students through their exams, and the class is always packed. they and their anxious parents would not be there if they thought the teachers at their regular sc
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